Evolve Resources for Nursing Calculations, 9th Edition
Accompanying one of the world’s most popular drug calculations paperback - Gatford and Phillips, Nursing Calculations - this online course is designed to help readers understand the basic maths required to administer medicines safely and correctly.
Ideal for a range of learning styles in the classroom and beyond, this online program can be used as a complete course or as a supplement to the 9th edition of the text. Teaching strong math skills using step-by-step examples, the program presents a mixture of worked examples and additional practice questions with feedback. Readers can interact with the material by entering answers to test questions and clicking through the answers, as well as manipulating interactive syringes and nomograms.
This online course is unique and innovative. It combines dynamic content, practice and assessment into one resource that can be used in the classroom, at home or while travelling via mobile devices.
Presents all the tools needed for a complete learning experience
Contains over 1500 questions - including a bank of questions that can be used to create randomly generated tests to evaluate and reinforce learning
Practice questions frequently include animated tutorials providing step-by-step solutions to the problem
Animations demonstrate concepts related to dosage calculations
Interactive self-assessment activities are incorporated to allow readers to apply knowledge in context
Optional audio commentary enhances the step-by-step explanation of calculation methods
Quizzes allow readers to test their knowledge of topics covered in each module
- A review of basic calculations (including a basic diagnostic test to identify areas of weakness)
- Dosages of oral medications
- Drug dosages for injections
- Intravenous infusion
- Paediatric dosages
John D. Gatford, Mathematics teacher, Melbourne, Australia and Nicole Phillips, DipAppSci(Nsg) BN GDipAdvNsg(Educ) MNS PhD MRCNA, Senior Lecturer in Nursing, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia